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2thePole: Josefina Skerk

17 April 2013 - 12:00am
Josefina Skerk is one of four young people who will attempt something truly unique. In April 2013 they will trek to the North Pole and lower a flag 4km to the seabed. Attached to the flag will be a capsule containing more than two and a half million signatures calling for a sanctuary in the uninhabited area around the pole.
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2thePole - amateur explorers to plant flag on seabed to protect the Arctic - join them!

12 April 2013 - 12:00am
This April, four young people will attempt something truly unique: to trek to the North Pole and lower a flag 4km to the seabed. Attached to the flag will be a capsule containing more than two and a half million signatures calling for a sanctuary in the uninhabited area around the pole.
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Green Revolution - Smart Grid

11 April 2013 - 12:00am
How can a smart grid connect renewable energy resources to our existing power grid, and help us share that power more efficiently?
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TEDxWWF - Emmanuel De Merode: A Story of Conflict Renewal and Hope

10 April 2013 - 12:00am
Emmanuel De Merode, Director for Virunga National Park, gives an account of the struggle to save one of the world's great national parks with its population of mountain gorillas, renders accessible to an audience one of the darkest conflicts in recent history, the bloody civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is not just a story of bleak and bloody facts, ultimately it is a story of determination and courage and how a small unit of Congolese park rangers, community workers and local environmental activists brought about a miracle in African wildlife conservation.
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TEDxWWF - Kamal Quadir: Audacity to take Part

8 April 2013 - 12:00am
Kamal Quadir is the CEO of bKash. Kamal talks about how digital platforms are increasingly becoming available in poor countries at a reasonable cost, and so is the endless flow of innovative applications that are riding on those platforms. The trick is to make poor people see that they are already well armed to take part in the revolution.
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Is the world's current economic model really sustainable?

5 April 2013 - 12:00am
Will Day, a thought leader in sustainability, looks at what we currently understand of global trends, particularly focusing on issues like population, water and ecosystem health.
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Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2012

3 April 2013 - 12:00am
Extreme weather in 2012 caused insured losses of USD 77 billion, the 3rd highest ever recorded. But one single storm produced nearly half of the losses, Hurricane Sandy.
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Science Nation - Birds, Climate Change, and Citizen Science

2 April 2013 - 12:00am
With help from the National Science Foundation, Cornell University's Ornithology Lab is tracking bird breeding biology and the impact of climate change on bird populations. Some of the best information they are getting is from dedicated 'citizen scientists' who provide critical data on what kinds of birds are nesting where, the number of eggs laid, and the number of chicks hatched. These volunteers can do this across the continent, over long periods of time.
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Meet the CCAC - The Climate and Clean Air Coalition

26 March 2013 - 12:00am
The Climate and Clean Air Coalition intends to serve as a forum for assessing progress in addressing the challenge of short lived climate pollutants and for mobilizing resources to accelerate action. It works to catalyse new actions as well as to highlight and bolster existing efforts on near-term climate change and related public health, food and energy security, and environmental issues.
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Textile Towns in the Shadows of Pollution

22 March 2013 - 12:00am
If we don't say anything, don't pay any attention, what will future generations do? How will they survive in this type of pollution? When our descendants come to pay their respects, they won't thank us. They will say, what were our forefathers doing? They already knew about this problem and they didn't say anything? What were they thinking?' - Wei Dongying, Environmental activist, China. Around the world people are living with the impacts of toxic water pollution. Together we can help change that.
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